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Jan. 31, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s win today gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 10-10 overall and 1-6 in the ACC

… an end to their five-game losing streak and their first win since Jan. 6 vs. Georgia

… a 1-2 record vs. nationally-ranked teams, and a 1-2 mark vs. teams ranked in the top 10

… their first win over a top-10 team since March 1, 2007 vs. North Carolina in Atlanta

… a record of 152-122 in nine seasons under Paul Hewitt

… an all-time record of 32-34 vs. Wake Forest, including a 22-9 record when playing at home

… five straight wins over the Demon Deacons in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time ACC record of 193-253

… a 8-5 record at home this season

… a 3-7 record after trailing at halftime

… an all-time Alexander Memorial Coliseum record of 531-184

… an all-time record of 1,214-1,064 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Notes

… Tech defeated a top-25 team for the first time since an 80-75 win over No. 24 Clemson on March 6, 2008

… Tech defeated a top-10 team for the first time since beating No. 8 North Carolina on March 1, 2007

… Tech played its eighth game decided by five points or less and improved to 4-4 in those games

… The Yellow Jackets’ 10th blocked shot tied a season high (also 10 vs. Boston College)

… Georgia Tech shot less than 50 percent from the field for the 11th consecutive game

… Tech shot better than 70 percent from the free throw line for the fourth consecutive game

… Tech out-rebounded its opponent for the third time in the last four games

… Tech had more turnovers than assists for the seventh straight game

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… scored in double figures for the ninth time in his 13 games played this season

… scored in double figures for the 43rd time in is career

… played in his 82nd career game and started for the 47th time

… two of his three blocked shots this season have come in the last two home games

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… recorded his seventh double-double of the season

… scored in double figures for the 13th time this season

… pulled down double-figure rebounds today for the eighth time this season, the first time since the Maryland game Jan. 10

… played in his 94th career game today; came off the bench for the second straight game

… his sixth rebound today was the 400th of his career

… recorded a career-high for blocked shots (previously 4, three times)

… in the first half alone, he blocked four shots – more blocks than he had in his previous five games combined

… his fourth blocked shot gave him 30 for the season, which established a career high for him for season blocks (he had 29 blocks last season)

… his sixth blocked shot gave him 82 blocks for his career, tying for the 12th-most in Georgia Tech history

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… recorded a double-double for the 13th time this season, the 13th time in his career

… pulled down double-figure rebounds for the 15th time in 20 games this season, the 15th time in his career

… scored in double figures for the fourth straight game, the ninth time in the last 10 games

… scored in double figures for the 17th time overall this season

… has blocked at least one shot in 17 of 20 games this season

… went over 300 points and 200 rebounds for the season today

… scored 20-plus points for the sixth time this season

… had double-figure free throw attempts for the fourth time this season

… had his most points since scoring a career-high 34 points vs. Penn State on Dec. 3

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… has blocked at least one shot in six consecutive games

 

 

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